New England Patriots: Secondary Will Be Key to 2013 Season

September 1, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With Tim Tebow dominating headlines in training camp over whether or not he would make the New England Patriots' roster, much of what the team did in preseason was lost in the shuffle.
As NFL.com and various other sources confirmed early Saturday, Tebow was informed that he will not be in the team's plans for the 2013 season.
The Patriots have decided upon the 53-player roster that they will carry this season, and they seem to have answered one of the most pressing questions this offseason concerning their passing game.
How would Tom Brady make up for all those lost weapons? 283 receptions are missing from last year's team, and tight end Rob Gronkowski probably won't be ready when the season starts.
However, the team had several players step up in training camp and preseason games.
The rookie trio of Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce all look more than capable of aiding Brady in the passing game and Danny Amendola, if he can stay healthy, is a fin...

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